William McRae

19 October 1905–15 January 1980 (Age 74)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of William

When William McRae was born on 19 October 1905, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Jenkins McRae, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Ann Bulger, was 38. He married LaVina Hughes on 6 September 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Alameda Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 15 January 1980, in Hayward, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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William McRae
LaVina Hughes
Marriage: 6 September 1928
LoVina McRae
John Hughes McRae

Spouse and Children

6 September 1928


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 4

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of a patronymic from the Gaelic personal name Macraith, meaning ‘son of grace’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Mc Rae in household of Rachel A Mc Rae, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Mcrae, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Mcrae in household of Belva W Hughes, "United States Census, 1930"

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